12.27: Sources of Water Pollution Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition algal bloom Over-growth of algae that can lead to oxygen depletion and fish kills. contaminant Substance that harms the health of the environment or humans. groundwater Underground water reserves. limited resource Resource that is used faster than it can be made. nonpoint source pollution Contaminants that build up from small amounts of contaminants that collect from a large area. point source pollution Contaminants that enter a water body through a single site of entry. water pollution Pollution due to contaminants entering the water supply. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Introduces sources of water pollution. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Sources of Water Pollution Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: SCI.BIO.531.2.L.1 SCI.LSC.531.2.L.1 water pollution Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.531.2 (Sources of Water Pollution) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Jan 05, 2017 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.